Why Dads Refuse to Take Paternity Leave

Although new U.S. legislation, if passed, includes paid paternity leave, researchers say that much more is necessary for new dads to do it.

Where the Gender Wage Gap Needs to Shrink

Returning to work, we still have a substantial gender wage gap to diminish although its size depends on the occupation and our expectations.

Why We Have a Chores Gap

Especially evident during pandemic lockdowns, at home we have a chores gap that determines who does the housework.

How Men Named James Relate to Female CEOs

To assess the workplace gender gap among countries and companies, we need only look at the names James and Michael.

Six Facts: Where the Gender Gap Has Grown

While we know that the pandemic gender gap grew, we need to look more closely at mothers to see who, how, why, and where.

How the Global Gender Gap Has Changed

In its annual Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum looks within countries to quantify gender parity.

The Feminine Side of City Streets

A headline in the Brooklyn Eagle asks us to imagine a New York where most of the streets are named for women. As they describe their alternative world, we could have Barbra Streisand Lane and Ethel Merman Boulevard. Female names…

How March Madness Generates Gender Bias

March Madness is a brand. As a trademarked phrase, it represents more than a tournament. It is a massive moneymaker that creates excitement, rivalries, and riveted viewership. It also represents NCAA gender inequality. NCAA Gender Inequality At this year’s tournament,…

Deciding if We Are in a “She-Cession”

In our pre-pandemic 2019 world, the number of service sector jobs that attracted women went up. Meanwhile, male-dominated sectors except for construction had fewer jobs: Ahead by 109,000 jobs, women became a majority of the labor force. The Pandemic Gender…

How Zero-Emissions Will Change Jobs

Many of us ponder climate change in terms of temperature: Instead today, let’s look at job markets. Zero Emissions Job Markets According to a new report, a zero-emissions economy will change job markets in Latin America and the Caribbean. However,…